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Korean leaders meet in surprise summit

The leaders of North and South Korea have met in the demilitarised border area between the two countries. The meeting is only the second between South Korea’s Moon Jae-in and the North’s Kim Jong-un. It comes as the two sides continue efforts to put a historic US-North Korea summit back on track. On Thursday US […]Read More
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Chelsea Clinton is exactly right about Trump

Chelsea Clinton is being wrongly attacked on social media for speaking the truth. In an in-depth interview with The Guardian, the former first daughter said of Trump’s planned visit to the United Kingdom, scheduled for July: “If I lived in Britain I would show up to protest, because I don’t agree with what he’s doing […]Read More
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North Korea’s Kim ‘set on’ Trump summit

It is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “fixed will” that a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore should go ahead, state media say. Mr Trump cancelled the summit on Thursday, citing the North’s “hostility”, but then rowed back after conciliatory messages from Pyongyang. Leaders of North and South Korea also agreed to Read More
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Boy, 4, in court for kissing classmate, 3

A four-year-old boy ended up in an Egyptian court charged with assault after accused of kissing his classmate, three. The boy’s father – told the privately-owned al-Mehwar TV their nightmare had started after the girl’s father saw him kissing her. But it was finally ended after a judge sitting in a juvenile misdemeanour court in […]Read More
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Iranian officials split over response to U.S. demands

On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo presented a list of sweeping demands for Iran, including abandoning nuclear enrichment, its ballistic missile program and its role in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, or face “the strongest sanctions in history”. Four senior Iranian officials contacted by Reuters interpreted Pompeo’s remarks as a “bargaining strategy”, similar to Read More